Did you know that Idaho has many amazing Titanic experts who have a deep passion and knowledge of everything Titanic? Thankfully they are eager to share their extensive knowledge, and help our visitors navigate through all the great learning there is to find in Titanic: the Artifact Exhibition. Every other Friday through the run of the exhibition, Titanic experts will be on hand in our Myrtle gallery to answer your questions and inspire you with their passion.

Beginning March 5th: Bi-Weekly on Fridays, 1pm to 3pm

How to Join: Reserve your admission during the expert's visit online at dcidaho.org!

"Hour with the Expert" Experts:

Eriks Garsvo
Special Expertise: History and context of the making of, life on, and the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic
Upcoming Sessions: March 5, May 14, June 11, July 23

Director of Owyhee County Historical Society, and local Train and Titanic enthusiast, gives tours and presentations throughout Southwest Idaho.

Vickey Gearring
Special Expertise: Encyclopedia of every Titanic passenger with photos for many
Upcoming Sessions: March 19, April 16, June 25, July 9, July 30, August 13

Known as the “Titanic Lady”, Vickey gives presentations in period costume to groups throughout Southwest Idaho. She has converted her upstairs to an informal Titanic Museum and gives tours and hosts tea parties to share her extensive knowledge of her notebook full of facts and information on every passenger and every worker aboard R.M.S. Titanic.

David Concannon
Special Expertise: Deep Sea Exploration, Titanic Artifacts, Recovery Expeditions to R.M.S.Titanic
Upcoming Sessions: August 6

A Fellow of The Explorers Club since 1996, David G. Concannon is a veteran of several deep-water search and recovery expeditions, including three expeditions to the R.M.S. Titanic. He organizes major expeditions and advises clients on exploration-related issues through his company, Explorer Consulting. In 2000, he made the first dive of the new century to explore the wreck of the R.M.S. Titanic.

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